This book is an introduction to the various kinds of basic chess tactics. With instructional materials examples and problems of all types the subject of chess tactics is covered comprehensively. There are approximately 500 examples ranging from easy to challenging! Tactics are usually why most people find chess fun. This book will greatly enhance your enjoyment of learning aboutand benefiting fromthe recurring chess patterns. It is well established that the study of basic tactics is probably the single most important thins any beginner can do to improve at chess. This book will surely help you do just that. Author and National Master Dan Heisman is a chess writer and a professional chess instructor in the Philadelphia area.